Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Research Seeks Atomic Keys to Lock Down COVID-19

Anshuman Kumar is sharpening a digital pencil to penetrate the secrets of the coronavirus. He and colleagues at the University of California at Riverside want to calculate atomic interactions at a scale never before attempted for the virus. If they succeed, they’ll get a glimpse into how a molecule on the virus binds to a molecule of a drug, preventing it from infecting healthy cells.